Firefighters battle forest fire near Prospect Mountain

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WOODFORD - Area firefighters responded to a forest fire In the area of Prospect Mountain Monday afternoon.

The smoldering fire was located in such a remote area that responders accessed the area by foot, all-terrain vehicle and four-wheel drive trucks. At an area known as Camp Snook, a Banner photographer and reporter watched as firefighters drew water from a pond and used rakes and hand tools to attack the perimeter.

On scene as of 3 p.m. were Pownal, Shaftsbury, Bennington and Bennington Rural fire departments. A full story will be published in Tuesday's Banner.


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